Maintenance

Tips to Help Your Teen Have a Less-Messy Bedroom

The teen years are difficult for teens and parents alike, and one of the top reasons is because a teen’s natural instinct is to create mess everywhere they go. The internet is widespread with the endless psychological reasons that teenagers aren’t bothered by mess, especially in their bedrooms. And, what’s even more prevalent are the […]

September 18th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Family, Maintenance, Organization Tips|

Keep your Floors Cleaner than Ever!

As we settle into September’s more structured routine, our front foyers end up doing a complete 180! Minimalist summer gear like flip-flops and baseball caps make way for the dumping ground of rain boots, hockey equipment, lunch bags, fleece jackets, etc. And who bears the brunt of it all? That’s right, our humble floors. This season, […]

September 4th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Fall, Maintenance|

How to Properly Clean the a Beverage Dispenser

Beverage dispensers are one of the most charming entertainment decor items currently on the market. What was once mostly used to quench the thirst of professional athletes has now become a focal piece at beverage stations in cafes and homes. To extend the life of your beverage dispenser, make sure to clean it after each […]

July 24th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Maintenance, Summer|

How to Revive Your Weathered Wicker

After a few years, wicker furniture that gets left outdoors can start to look like it should get thrown out…but don’t put it on the curb just yet! Although your wicker furniture may look embarrassingly weathered, it can still be revived. Keep reading to learn more about the different methods.
The Old-Fashioned Way
One of the reasons […]

July 17th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Decorating, Maintenance, Outdoors, Summer|

Clean up your Hydro Bill this Summer!

Cleaning isn’t just a VIP treatment reserved for kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms.  Once in a while, we have to remember to clean our bills too! A survey of Canadian electricity bills published in 2017 concluded that Canadians keep paying more and more for hydro. But don’t despair, by consistently using our easy bill cleaning tips, […]

June 21st, 2019|Laundry, Maintenance, Organization Tips, Outdoors, Summer|

Tips to Keep the Kids’ Sandbox Clean

Congratulations! You’ve bought the sandbox you wish you’d had when you were a kid, and now it’s ready for your children to play in. The next step is to figure out how to keep it clean because rain, snow, cats and other animals will foul your child’s favourite play structure in no time. There are […]

June 14th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Family, Health, Maintenance, Outdoors, Summer|

Giving Your Household Plants a Spa Day 101

Spring seems to have finally wrestled the thermometer from winter’s cold hands! It’s time to shed some layers, breathe deeply and get outdoors. Many are already enthusiastically drafting plans for raised flowerbeds, regular flowerbeds, container gardens and hanging pots. But, don’t forget the living greenery inside your home. These little gems have kept you going […]

May 22nd, 2019|Maintenance, Other|

Make This Your Mom’s Best Day Ever! Part 2

Still searching for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Let us help you think outside the box to show her how much you really care. A gift is lovely, but to go the extra mile with an act of love is even better! So, whether you’re planning a gift for a New Mom or a Zen […]

May 8th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Health, Maintenance, Mother's Day|

Make This Your Mom’s Best Day Ever! Part 1

These days, every mom is technologically advanced. It seems like no one can function without a smartphone, laptop and in some cases, multiple devices to keep our work and personal lives separate. But how often do these items truly get cleaned?

Much like magnets, your cell phone, computer keyboard and mouse attract anything and everything you […]

May 3rd, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Maintenance, Mother's Day|

How to Clean Zebra Hide

Some people are rich in love, others rich in money, and then there’s the people rich in inherited oddities like zebra hide furnishings. Wondering how to extend the life of the zebra hide ottoman and footstool your globetrotting Aunt just left you? Read on!
Vacuum Treatment
You will need a soft brush attachment to vacuum your zebra […]

April 26th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Decorating, Maintenance|